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Elena Bikou, Clinical and Counselling Psychologist, Life Coach

Elena Bikou, Clinical and Counselling Psychologist, Life Coach

Elena is a certified psychologist with training in clinical diagnosis, Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy (CBT), Schema Therapy. She is currently undergoing her Professional Doctorate in Psychology at the University of East London.

Specialities:

Addictions, Abuse, Anger Management, Anxiety Boost Productivity, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Procrastination, Trauma, Low Self-Esteem, Emotional self-regulation, Panic Attacks, Sexual Assault, Stress Management, Depression, Confidence, Career Coaching, Boost Productivity, Burnout, Personality Disorders, Work-stess

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Elena is a certified psychologist with training in clinical diagnosis, Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy (CBT), Schema Therapy. She is currently undergoing her Professional Doctorate in Psychology at the University of East London.

Specialities:

Addictions, Abuse, Anger Management, Anxiety Boost Productivity, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Procrastination, Trauma, Low Self-Esteem, Emotional self-regulation, Panic Attacks, Sexual Assault, Stress Management, Depression, Confidence, Career Coaching, Boost Productivity, Burnout, Personality Disorders, Work-stess

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Gaston Molina, Psychologist & Clinical Therapist

Gaston Molina, Psychologist & Clinical Therapist

Carl Gustav Jung said “Know all the theories, master all the techniques, but as you touch a human soul be just another human soul.” And, as a human soul, I always keep this in mind on my practice.

Specialities:

Anxiety, Depression, Couples Counseling, Mourning & Grief Counseling, Family Counseling, Work Stress, Solving a Life Crisis, Growth Challenges.

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Carl Gustav Jung said “Know all the theories, master all the techniques, but as you touch a human soul be just another human soul.” And, as a human soul, I always keep this in mind on my practice.

Specialities:

Anxiety, Depression, Couples Counseling, Mourning & Grief Counseling, Family Counseling, Work Stress, Solving a Life Crisis, Growth Challenges.

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Clarina Plessis, Psychotherapist & Trauma Specialist

Clarina Plessis, Psychotherapist & Trauma Specialist

Clarina is an experienced Psychotherapist who specializes in Trauma as well as Loss and the manifestations thereof such as Anxiety, PTSD and Burnout.

Specialities:

Abuse, Addictions, ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety, Behavioral Health, Boost Productivity, Burnout, Career Coaching, Confidence, Couples Counselling, Crisis Intervention, Dealing With Long-term Illnesses, Depression, Divorce Counselling, Eating Disorders, Emotional Self-regulation, Existential Crisis, Family Counselling, Grief, Healing Negative Past Emotions, Hypnotherapy, Improving Communication, LGBTQ+ Counselling, Low Self-esteem, Mood Disorder, OCD, Panic Attacks, Parental Counselling, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Pre-marital Counselling, Procrastination, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Self-harm, Sexual Assault, Sexual Intimacy Issues, Sleeping Better, Stress Management, Suicidal Tendencies, Trauma, Work-stress

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Clarina is an experienced Psychotherapist who specializes in Trauma as well as Loss and the manifestations thereof such as Anxiety, PTSD and Burnout.

Specialities:

Abuse, Addictions, ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety, Behavioral Health, Boost Productivity, Burnout, Career Coaching, Confidence, Couples Counselling, Crisis Intervention, Dealing With Long-term Illnesses, Depression, Divorce Counselling, Eating Disorders, Emotional Self-regulation, Existential Crisis, Family Counselling, Grief, Healing Negative Past Emotions, Hypnotherapy, Improving Communication, LGBTQ+ Counselling, Low Self-esteem, Mood Disorder, OCD, Panic Attacks, Parental Counselling, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Pre-marital Counselling, Procrastination, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Self-harm, Sexual Assault, Sexual Intimacy Issues, Sleeping Better, Stress Management, Suicidal Tendencies, Trauma, Work-stress

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Georgianna Fernandez, Clinical & Counseling Psychologist

Georgianna Fernandez, Clinical & Counseling Psychologist

Georgianna is an experienced clinical psychologist. Since her early years as a student she was passionate about soundly understanding human behavior and it´s underlying meaning.

Specialities:

Anxiety, Behavioral Health, Boost Productivity, Burnout, Confidence, Depression, Divorce Counselling, Emotional Self-regulation, Existential Crisis, Grief, Healing Negative Past Emotions, Hypochondriasis, Infertility Counselling, LGBTQ+ Counselling, Low Self-esteem, Mood Disorder, Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Procrastination, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Sexual Intimacy Issues, Sleeping Better, Stress Management, Trauma, Work-stress

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Georgianna is an experienced clinical psychologist. Since her early years as a student she was passionate about soundly understanding human behavior and it´s underlying meaning.

Specialities:

Anxiety, Behavioral Health, Boost Productivity, Burnout, Confidence, Depression, Divorce Counselling, Emotional Self-regulation, Existential Crisis, Grief, Healing Negative Past Emotions, Hypochondriasis, Infertility Counselling, LGBTQ+ Counselling, Low Self-esteem, Mood Disorder, Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Procrastination, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Sexual Intimacy Issues, Sleeping Better, Stress Management, Trauma, Work-stress

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Christina Patitsa, Counselling & Clinical Psychologist

Christina Patitsa, Counselling & Clinical Psychologist

Christina Patitsa is a licensed counseling psychologist and psychotherapist with MA degree in Boston College and Phd studies in Counseling Psychology.

Specialities:

Anger Management, Anxiety, Boost Productivity, Burnout, Career Coaching, Confidence, Couples Counselling, Crisis Intervention, Dealing with long-term illnesses, Divorce Counselling, Emotional Self-Regulation, Family Counselling, Pre-marital Counselling, Procrastination, Relationship Issues, Stress Management, Work-stress

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Christina Patitsa is a licensed counseling psychologist and psychotherapist with MA degree in Boston College and Phd studies in Counseling Psychology.

Specialities:

Anger Management, Anxiety, Boost Productivity, Burnout, Career Coaching, Confidence, Couples Counselling, Crisis Intervention, Dealing with long-term illnesses, Divorce Counselling, Emotional Self-Regulation, Family Counselling, Pre-marital Counselling, Procrastination, Relationship Issues, Stress Management, Work-stress

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Daniela Nemirovsky, Clinical Therapist

Daniela Nemirovsky, Clinical Therapist

Daniela is a seasoned mental health professional, she started working as a therapeutic assistant while in college, getting experience with people with a wide range of diagnoses.

Specialities:

Decreasing anxiety, Depression & PTSD, Overcoming grief & trauma, Emotional self-regulation and Improving self-esteem.

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Daniela is a seasoned mental health professional, she started working as a therapeutic assistant while in college, getting experience with people with a wide range of diagnoses.

Specialities:

Decreasing anxiety, Depression & PTSD, Overcoming grief & trauma, Emotional self-regulation and Improving self-esteem.

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Enas Mashal, Clinical Psychologist

Enas Mashal, Clinical Psychologist

Enas is a senior psychotherapist with long experience in CBT, DBT, ACT, and psychotherapy based on non-violent communication. She has a very good academic and professional background.

Specialities:

Anger Management, Anxiety, Behavioral Health, Boost Productivity, Burnout, Confidence, Crisis Intervention, Dealing with long-term illnesses, Depression, Divorce Counselling, Eating Disorders, Emotional Self-Regulation, Grief, Healing Negative Past Emotions, Improving Communication, Low Self-esteem, Mood Disorder, OCD, Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Procrastination, Psychosis, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Schizophrenia, Self-harm, Sexual Intimacy Issues, Sleeping Better, Stress Management, Suicidal Tendencies, Trauma, Work-stress

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Enas is a senior psychotherapist with long experience in CBT, DBT, ACT, and psychotherapy based on non-violent communication. She has a very good academic and professional background.

Specialities:

Anger Management, Anxiety, Behavioral Health, Boost Productivity, Burnout, Confidence, Crisis Intervention, Dealing with long-term illnesses, Depression, Divorce Counselling, Eating Disorders, Emotional Self-Regulation, Grief, Healing Negative Past Emotions, Improving Communication, Low Self-esteem, Mood Disorder, OCD, Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Procrastination, Psychosis, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Schizophrenia, Self-harm, Sexual Intimacy Issues, Sleeping Better, Stress Management, Suicidal Tendencies, Trauma, Work-stress

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Pilar Pastoriza, Clinical Psychologist & CBT therapist

Pilar Pastoriza, Clinical Psychologist & CBT therapist

Pilar is a Licensed psychologist with 29 years of experience. Her main accomplishment in her life is to be able to help people improve their lives with therapy.

Specialities:

Anger Management, Anxiety, Boost Productivity, Burnout, Confidence, Dealing With Long-term Illnesses, Depression, Divorce Counselling, Emotional Self-regulation, Existential Crisis, Family Counselling, Grief, Healing Negative Past Emotions, Hypnotherapy, Improving Communication, Low Self-esteem, Mood Disorder, Panic Attacks, Parental Counselling, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Pre-marital Counselling, Procrastination, Relationship Issues, Sleeping Better, Stress Management, Trauma, Work-stress

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Pilar is a Licensed psychologist with 29 years of experience. Her main accomplishment in her life is to be able to help people improve their lives with therapy.

Specialities:

Anger Management, Anxiety, Boost Productivity, Burnout, Confidence, Dealing With Long-term Illnesses, Depression, Divorce Counselling, Emotional Self-regulation, Existential Crisis, Family Counselling, Grief, Healing Negative Past Emotions, Hypnotherapy, Improving Communication, Low Self-esteem, Mood Disorder, Panic Attacks, Parental Counselling, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Pre-marital Counselling, Procrastination, Relationship Issues, Sleeping Better, Stress Management, Trauma, Work-stress

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Denisse Revés, Psychologist

Denisse Revés, Psychologist

Denisse Revés is a Clinical and Counseling licensed Psychologist since 2010. For the past five years, she has been the Technical Director of the country’s first Clinical, Counseling Psychology and Hypnotherapy dedicated clinic.

Specialities:

Children’s therapy, Teenager’s therapy, Adult’s therapy, Couple therapy, Family therapy, Stress management & Increasing self-esteem.

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Denisse Revés is a Clinical and Counseling licensed Psychologist since 2010. For the past five years, she has been the Technical Director of the country’s first Clinical, Counseling Psychology and Hypnotherapy dedicated clinic.

Specialities:

Children’s therapy, Teenager’s therapy, Adult’s therapy, Couple therapy, Family therapy, Stress management & Increasing self-esteem.

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Naina Kapoor, Counselling Psychologist & Occupational Therapist

Naina Kapoor, Counselling Psychologist & Occupational Therapist

Naina Kapoor is a professionally trained Counselling psychologist with a doctorate degree, who has 10 years of experience in her practice.

Specialities:

ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety, Autistic Spectrum, Boost Productivity, Burnout, Career Coaching, Confidence, Couples Counselling, Emotional Self-regulation, Existential Crisis, Family Counselling, Grief, Healing Negative Past Emotions, Improving Communication, Low Self-esteem, Panic Attacks, Parental Counselling, Phobias, Procrastination, Relationship Issues, Sleeping Better, Stress Management, Work-stress

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Naina Kapoor is a professionally trained Counselling psychologist with a doctorate degree, who has 10 years of experience in her practice.

Specialities:

ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety, Autistic Spectrum, Boost Productivity, Burnout, Career Coaching, Confidence, Couples Counselling, Emotional Self-regulation, Existential Crisis, Family Counselling, Grief, Healing Negative Past Emotions, Improving Communication, Low Self-esteem, Panic Attacks, Parental Counselling, Phobias, Procrastination, Relationship Issues, Sleeping Better, Stress Management, Work-stress

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Mercedes Molle, Psychologist & Clinical Therapist

Mercedes Molle, Psychologist & Clinical Therapist

I feel very motivated by my profession and I enjoy being part of individual’s journey towards wellbeing. I consider myself to be a very empathetic and sensitive person.

Specialities:

Anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and phobias. Depression, eating disorders, Personality disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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I feel very motivated by my profession and I enjoy being part of individual’s journey towards wellbeing. I consider myself to be a very empathetic and sensitive person.

Specialities:

Anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and phobias. Depression, eating disorders, Personality disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Victoria Healey, Solution Focused Therapy & Counselling Psychologist

Victoria Healey, Solution Focused Therapy & Counselling Psychologist

Victoria Healy is a Canadian native who has been living abroad for the past 10 years, beginning at 22 moving to Tokyo to teach English.

Specialities:

Addictions, Anger Management, Anxiety, Behavioral Health, Boost Productivity, Burnout, Confidence, Depression, Eating Disorders, Emotional Self-regulation, Existential Crisis, Healing Negative Past Emotions, Improving Communication, Low Self-esteem, Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Pre-marital Counselling, Procrastination, Relationship Issues, Sexual Intimacy Issues, Sleeping Better, Stress Management, Work-stress

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Victoria Healy is a Canadian native who has been living abroad for the past 10 years, beginning at 22 moving to Tokyo to teach English.

Specialities:

Addictions, Anger Management, Anxiety, Behavioral Health, Boost Productivity, Burnout, Confidence, Depression, Eating Disorders, Emotional Self-regulation, Existential Crisis, Healing Negative Past Emotions, Improving Communication, Low Self-esteem, Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Pre-marital Counselling, Procrastination, Relationship Issues, Sexual Intimacy Issues, Sleeping Better, Stress Management, Work-stress

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Anna Paralousi, Psychologist & Integrative Psychotherapist

Anna Paralousi, Psychologist & Integrative Psychotherapist

I am a psychologist with over 10 years experience. I have studied and worked with various cultures and diverse groups of people worldwide.

Specialities:

Anxiety (mild to moderate), Anxiety (severe), Depression (mild to moderate), Postpartum depression, Autistic spectrum disorder, Personality Disorders, Dealing with long term illnesses (i.e. cancer, etc), LGBTQ+ issues, Sexual Intimacy issues, Family counseling, Panic attacks, Pre-marital counseling, Trauma.

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I am a psychologist with over 10 years experience. I have studied and worked with various cultures and diverse groups of people worldwide.

Specialities:

Anxiety (mild to moderate), Anxiety (severe), Depression (mild to moderate), Postpartum depression, Autistic spectrum disorder, Personality Disorders, Dealing with long term illnesses (i.e. cancer, etc), LGBTQ+ issues, Sexual Intimacy issues, Family counseling, Panic attacks, Pre-marital counseling, Trauma.

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Nanar Iknadiossian, Mind Specialist, Clinical Psychologist & Counselling Psychologist

Nanar Iknadiossian, Mind Specialist, Clinical Psychologist & Counselling Psychologist

Still growing! Those are the words I live by, living intentionally and reflecting on your experiences goes a long way and everyday is an accomplishment to me!

Specialities:

Anxiety (mild to moderate), Anxiety (severe), Depression (mild to moderate), Postpartum depression, Autistic spectrum, Dealing with long term illnesses (i.e. cancer, etc), Sexual Intimacy issues, Couples counseling, Family counseling, Panic attacks, Pre-marital counseling, Trauma, Work-stress, Behavioral health, Eating disorders, Phobias, Grief, ADHD, OCD, Divorce counseling, Relationship Issues.

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Still growing! Those are the words I live by, living intentionally and reflecting on your experiences goes a long way and everyday is an accomplishment to me!

Specialities:

Anxiety (mild to moderate), Anxiety (severe), Depression (mild to moderate), Postpartum depression, Autistic spectrum, Dealing with long term illnesses (i.e. cancer, etc), Sexual Intimacy issues, Couples counseling, Family counseling, Panic attacks, Pre-marital counseling, Trauma, Work-stress, Behavioral health, Eating disorders, Phobias, Grief, ADHD, OCD, Divorce counseling, Relationship Issues.

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George Saadé, Counselling & Clinical Psychologist

George Saadé, Counselling & Clinical Psychologist

Whether you have been struggling for months or a lifetime, I can help you get to the root of your suffering, and guide you to the genuine change you are seeking.

Specialities:

Anxiety (mild to moderate), Anxiety (severe), Depression (mild to moderate), Self-harm, Personality Disorders, Dealing with long term illnesses (i.e. cancer, etc), Sexual Intimacy issues, Couples counselling, Family counselling, Panic attacks, Sleeping better, Addictions, Trauma, Work-stress, Behavioral health, Crisis Intervention, Eating disorders, Phobias, Grief, Burnout, OCD, Divorce counselling, Relationship Issues, Anger Management, PTSD and Dissociative disorders.

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Whether you have been struggling for months or a lifetime, I can help you get to the root of your suffering, and guide you to the genuine change you are seeking.

Specialities:

Anxiety (mild to moderate), Anxiety (severe), Depression (mild to moderate), Self-harm, Personality Disorders, Dealing with long term illnesses (i.e. cancer, etc), Sexual Intimacy issues, Couples counselling, Family counselling, Panic attacks, Sleeping better, Addictions, Trauma, Work-stress, Behavioral health, Crisis Intervention, Eating disorders, Phobias, Grief, Burnout, OCD, Divorce counselling, Relationship Issues, Anger Management, PTSD and Dissociative disorders.

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What is Procrastination?

Procrastination means that an individual voluntarily and unnecessarily delays the completion of tasks, knowing that it will have consequences on performance and achieving goals.

What is Procrastination in Psychology?

Procrastination in psychology refers to the inability to focus on tasks due to self-deception and lack of self-control. The individuals are aware of the impact; however, they struggle to complete complex tasks and deliberately focus on uncomplicated and more enjoyable work.

What is Revenge Bedtime Procrastination?

Revenge bedtime procrastination is a phenomenon in which the individual willingly delays sleep to engage in enjoyable activities. The person is aware of how it affects their routine and overall health.

How to Stop Procrastination?

The steps to stop procrastination are:

Clarity About the Goals

The individuals may struggle to complete complex tasks. Therefore, they must break down the tasks and prioritize according to the deadlines. Setting small goals enables the person to manage time without being anxious.

Schedule the Tasks

People should make a timeline and positively reinforce it after completing the tasks. Positive affirmations act as a reinforcer that enables the person to stay motivated.

Focus on a Single Task

Individuals with multiple tasks should complete the easier ones before handling complex problems. It allows them to fully tend to the task at hand without overthinking.

Avoid Distraction

Electronic devices and social media are the common distractors that lead to procrastination and related problems. People must eliminate distractions to focus on their optimum level to complete tasks before the deadlines.

Forgive and Forget

The individual should be mindful of their actions. However, individuals who feel guilty after procrastinating are more likely to suffer from mental health problems. Thus, it is best to forgive yourself and try to focus on the task.

How to Beat Procrastination?

Individuals, who struggle to complete their personal and professional tasks often think, how to avoid Procrastination? The simple steps that have been proven effective to become proactively productive and stop procrastination are:

Prioritize

People who procrastinate must understand the significance of their work to achieve long-term and short-term goals. Awareness helps the person to stay motivated.

Clarify the Goals for the day

It is better to understand the work capacity and then make practical goals for the day.

Create a Timeline

Setting deadlines and understanding the consequences helps the person stay on track.

Change Your Work Environment

Distraction affects productivity and causes procrastination. Thus, individuals must change their work environment and focus on a single task.

How to get rid of Procrastination?

The following steps are proven effective for individuals who think about how to overcome procrastination:

  • The individual must break down the tasks into chunks with realistic expectations.
  • Focus on the purpose of the task and stop catastrophizing
  • Set reminders and seek support from close friends and family members.
  • Eradicate the environmental distractor and positively reinforce after achieving small goals.

What causes Procrastination?

The person must understand the causes of procrastination to become aware of their actions and behavior. The common causes of procrastination are:

Perfectionism

The perfectionist sets unrealistic goals that lead to procrastination.

Low Self-Esteem

Self-deprecating thought patterns and comparison with others cause anxiety and depression. It affects the ability to become productive and complete tasks on time.

Avoidance

Individuals with stressful tasks waste their time doing other unimportant work.

Lack of Time Management Skills

Individuals with no roadmap and schedule tend to complete their work late.

ADHD

Individuals with ADHD struggle to focus on the task; hence they suffer from procrastination and related complications.

What are the Negative Effects of Procrastination?

The effects of procrastination are:

  • The individual blows opportunities for professional growth.
  • Procrastination causes the individual to fail in achieving personal and professional goals.
  • Procrastination affects the physical and mental health of the individual. People who procrastinate fail to make rational decisions, which can lead to anxiety and depression.
  • Unmanaged complications related to procrastination can cause frustration, which affects personal and professional relationships.
  • Procrastination damages the reputation, which affects the chances of getting a promotion.
  • Lack of decision-making and completing tasks cause low self-esteem.

How to Overcome Procrastination for Students?

Procrastination affects academic performance. Thus, the student must know the reasons for procrastination. It helps them to understand how to deal with procrastination. The ways to stop procrastination are:

  • Understand the cause of the distraction and avoid them.
  • Avoid socializing and focus on long-term goals.
  • Sont stress and modify your lifestyle. Eat healthily and engage in physical activities.
  • Talk to a friend and set deadlines.
  • Practice positive affirmations.

According to research published in APA PsychArticles 80-95% of college students experience procrastination and related problems.

Students who struggle to work in the given time must consult a counselor. Procrastination can lead to anxiety and other mental health problems. Fitcy health helps the students connect with a competent and reliable therapist, which will help the individual understand the cause of their behavior and provide guidance regarding overcoming procrastination.

What are the strategies to Avoid Procrastination?

The strategies that help the person understand the consequences of their actions are:

  • Acknowledge the fact that you’re procrastinating.
  • Understand the reasons for procrastination.
  • Engage in Self-soothing activities to gain control over actions.
  • Make rational decisions about setting goals.
  • Take breaks and self-acknowledge the achievements.
  • Understand that you are not perfect.
  • Practice Mindfulness and Relaxation Techniques
  • Keep reminding yourself of the consequences.

How does Fear of Failure cause Procrastination?

Sometimes, individuals struggle to regulate their emotions healthily. Fear is a strong emotion that affects productivity. The person must attempt to understand what leads to procrastination. Low self-esteem causes the individual to fear that they will not achieve the expected results. Hence, they keep delaying their work. The support and positive affirmation help overcome the fear of failure causing procrastination.

What is Positive Procrastination?

Positive procrastination refers to a deliberate delay in completing tasks and yet having favorable outcomes. The question arises is procrastination good or bad?

The answer is No. It causes anxiety and affects the thought pattern; thus, individuals should work to overcome procrastination.

How does Procrastination affect your Time Management?

Procrastination causes the individual to engage in pleasure and enjoyable tasks only. Lack of time management causes unproductivity, anxiety, and related problems.

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